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Rasmussen biases polling on bias
Perhaps Rasmussen should ask its sample respondents whether they think the poll they're answering has a bias as well.
annieli 05/22/2015 4
Open thread for night owls. Democracy Now interviews Matt Taibbi on confessed bank crooks
Matt Taibbi Amy Goodman interviewed Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi on the news that the five banks—Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, Royal Bank of ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 70
Christiegate: Christie Goes on Expletive-Filled Rant in Front of Large Crowd
(illustration by DonkeyHotey) Ruh-roh - looks like Christie is cracking. From Talking Points Memo : New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) gave a speech on Wednesday full of ...
ericlewis0 05/21/2015 116
For those who believe in the social benefits of oil spills
Who bears the costs of oil spills aside from the environment? Like the taxpayers who ...
annieli 05/21/2015 7
You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency (Big Update)
Questions about WEDC are dogging Scott Walker Oh, yeah, the normally Scott Walker-subservient Republican Legislators who infest majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature have told us all we ...
Puddytat 05/21/2015 39
Bernie Sanders will make his presidential run official Tuesday
Bernie poses for a selfie with a supporter in Manchester, NH, May 2. Sen. Bernie Sanders will make his presidential primary campaign official Tuesday, May 26, with a public kick-off on the shores ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 162
That Time When Bernie Sanders Debated Michele Bachmann On CNN - Well, More Of A Comedy Than Debate
The soon to be announced presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, and former Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, from Uranus, were guests on The Situation Room with ...
Leslie Salzillo 05/21/2015 53
Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 3
Oil, Water, and Sand
When will we ever learn, these three basic ingredients -- Don't really Mix. Oil Spill Worse Than First Thought (Video) NBC News Channel -- May 21, ...
jamess 05/21/2015 7
Six Baltimore officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that a grand jury has returned indictments for ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 88
Ex-CIA briefer: Bush administration presented false 'intelligence' to the nation
No kidding. In the much-needed pile-...
Hunter 05/21/2015 83
Crank Up the Echo Chambers of 2006: More RW calls for new US ground war in the Levant
Yep, we need 10,000 to 20,000 more "necessary enablers" from a group created by the Bush administrations along with all that de-Baathification, awakening, and ...
annieli 05/21/2015 5
What does defense spending have to do with endangered species? Everything, for Republicans
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was not impressed. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week, and while much of the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 7
Comic Books: Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open thread so help yourself to the goodies and let us know what is new with you. I have family members who are seriously into comic books. Growing up I ...
michelewln 05/21/2015 8
Jeb Bush is partly right. Somebody is definitely 'intellectually arrogant' about climate change
That arrogance does not, however, come from the scientists behind the 97 percent of peer-reviewed papers that say civilization's emissions of greenhouse gases are driving climate change. Nor from ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 72
Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 49
Midday open thread: Foxagandists say Obama wrong to call climate change nat'l security threat
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is On Iraq: W.W.J.H.D.? (What Would Jeb Have Done?) :
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 37
Trade Promotion Authority vote secured on Export-Import Bank promise
Thursday morning, the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 15
A not-indicted Chris Christie says media owes him an apology
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while : Chris Christie says the ...
Hunter 05/21/2015 30
NSA fight in Senate bleeds into weekend
The administration has sent dire warnings about NSA having to shut down ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 19
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 12
Justin Amash and John Lewis Lead 58 Colleagues in Bipartisan Letter Calling for Real NSA Reform
Yesterday, Republican Justin Amash (MI-03) and Democrat John Lewis (GA-05) as well as 58 of their colleagues sent a letter to the Senate calling on them to pass real NSA reform as opposed to the ...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 05/21/2015 2
Jeb Bush touts failed Florida Medicaid experiment
Jeb Bush apparently thinks the "compassionate conservative" idea that his brother so cynically ran on will work for him, too. He's using his Medicaid experience in Florida as evidence that he ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 44
Surprise! Company whose pipeline burst in Santa Barbara has extensive record of safety violations
A section of Refugio State Beach tainted by oil from burst pipe. Since 2006, the U.S. Pipeline and ...
Meteor Blades 05/21/2015 103
The Run-up to Iraq War: Mother Jones Timeline
Since so many are in the " Iraq Revisionist " mode lately, I thought I'd post this VERY informative Timeline. Hopefully, it might put some helpful "side-bars" around all the "what we knew then" ...
jamess 05/21/2015 8
Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 123
Senate advances Trade Promotion Authority bill
The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday morning to advance the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 81
Jeb Bush Says it's "Really Arrogant" to be Certain About Man-Made Global Warming
(photo credit: Rollins College) From Talking Points Memo : Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Wednesday that it's "really arrogant" for people to say there's a scientific ...
ericlewis0 05/21/2015 103
Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 118
House Passes Bill to Gut Science & Research Funding
Yesterday, in addition to passing a deficit-funded corporate tax break for R&D, the House passed the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 , a funding bill for federal scientific programs ...
Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees 05/21/2015 18

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